Methanosarcina acetivorans

Class: Methanomicrobia
Order: Methanosarcinales
Family: Methanosarcinaceae
Genus: Methanosarcina
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 10
Temperature max.: 50
Temperature optimal min.: 40
Temperature optimal max.: 40
pH min.: 5.5
pH max.: 8
pH optimal min.: 6.5
pH optimal max.: 6.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.1
NaCl max.: 1
NaCl optimal min.: 0.2
NaCl optimal max.: 0.2
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.133
Doubling time [h]: 5.2
Motility: no
Shape: Irregular cocci
Gram reaction: negative
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1.5
Width max.: 2.5
Length min.: 1.5
Length max.: 2.5
Main: K. Sowers et al., 1983, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., vol. 47, p. 971
Water sediments
Description: Sample of marine sediments from the Sumner branch of Scripps Canyon located near La Jolla, California.
Strain info
Type strain: C2A
DSM: DSM-2834
ATTC: ATCC 35395
Other collections: JCM 12185, NBRC 100939, OCM 95, BCRC 16170, CCRC 16170
G+C content: 41
H2+CO2: No on
Formate: No
Acetate: Yes
Methanol: Yes
Methylamin: Yes
Di-methylamin: Yes
Tri-methylamin: Yes
CO: No data
Ethanol: no data
1-propanol: no data
1-butanol: No data
2-butanol: No data
2-propanol: No data
Butanol: No data
Cyclopentanol: no data
Isobutanol: No data
Dimethyl sulfide: no data
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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